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Sun

A unit of length in Japan equivalent to approximately 30 millimeters.
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Confidential, but having had no lean years to develop character, she can't suppress the sunniness that instant superstardom creates.
Again, Jenkins brings back a nuance lost to history: the brimstone, apocalyptic strain that underlined Reagan's famous sunniness.
His complexion seems to have been naturally too fine for a man: But as if he were above being regardful of it, his face is overspread with a manly sunniness [I want a word] that shews he has been in warmer climates than England.
The reality is that Reagan came along at a unique moment in history, a time when the country was exhausted from the perceived liberal excesses of the '60s and 70s and ready for a short breather, especially one delivered with Reagan's trademark optimism and sunniness. Reagan was a reaction to an era, not the father of a movement.
Philosophical egotists assume that nature's inexhaustible and amoral plenum reflects their superbly unrestrained human selves; genteel moralists believe that nature's sunniness and congeniality will shine brightly upon their admirable uprightness.
While "irradiation[s]" (14: 228) emanating from her make her seem larger than she is, her artificial, calculating nature contrasts with Dea's sunniness. Yet Gwynplaine first perceives the duchess as an unattainable dream, as impossible to possess as Dea.
Kiely's vision is infinitely lighter and brighter than the American's; though he deals with two world wars and the seemingly endless and endlessly suppurating wound caused by the partition of Ireland, and while he is obsessed with the twin tragedies of mutability and loss, his essential sunniness nearly always sheds a softening light on these somber themes and events.
THE SCORE More than 20 songs that Most of the show flip-flop between is in three-quarter blistering drama and time to underscore cynical nostalgia--both the story's his most treasure waltz-like focus trove-like work and on partners, and a critique of the the lyrics are musical's history of perhaps his most forced sunniness. effortlessly erudite.
He was preparing to leave to serve his prison term when he completed work on both scripts, and both films offer examples of how Trumbo's screenplays from 1947 on, according to his biographer Peter Hanson, trade the "sunniness" of many of his earlier screen credits for a darker vision of American society (96-97).
REA can also make a sweeping "sun-rising" gesture with both arms above her head, as she says, "the living room is really luminous." In this case, the gesture is redundant to the notion of sunniness conveyed by speech.